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Business Development Executive

Our client is looking for a Business Development Executive to develop New Business Revenue and Appointment Generation.

Ideal candidates will be confident, educated ideally with a Business Degree and able to build relationships with Clients. 

Experience is not essential as training can be given for the right person.


·To source potential new customers using a number of sources including internet, trade journals, in-house data-base and external lead generation data base

·To contact companies to establish needs, determine decision maker and present how products and services can support the customers’ needs

·To make qualified appointments with the appropriate contacts in organisations

·Collate and communicate information gathered during the sales telephone call to the respective field sales person and input onto the company in-house system

·To be aware of and develop commercial opportunities for the company at all times.

·Generate calls in excess of 60+ per day.
Sales Planning

·In conjunction with the line manager plan and deliver the monthly activity and targets

·Plan daily, weekly and monthly tasks to ensure selling time is maximised and activity and revenue targets achieved

·To actively build and develop relationships with new and existing customers.

Sales Administration

·To ensure that all business is negotiated on the best possible commercial terms

·To complete the administration of the sales function and processes including updating the customer data base

·Provide feedback from customers regarding competitors or feedback on our product offering to the line manager/national sales manager.

Customer First

·To provide additional support for customers as required, for example incoming sales calls, technical support and customer services depending on office staffing levels

·To pass on leads to other sales offices/sales teams as appropriate

·Any additional duties within the level of competence as requested by the managers or directors of the company

Any other duties within the level of competence as requested by the Directors or Senior Management of the Company.

£18-20k basic plus bonuses.

Candidates who succeed in this role will have the opportunity to progress, should they wish, into a field sales role.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.